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2022 FINA World Cup – Toronto: Day 2 Prelims Live Recap

Reigning World Record holder Kyle Chalmers of Australia is set to dive in this morning in Toronto on day 2 of the FINA World Cup.

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Tang Qianting Posts 29.19 Asian Record In SCM 50 Breaststroke

Tang Qianting lowered her own hours-old Asian Record in the women’s 50m breaststroke to close out the 2022 Chinese Championships.

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Yang Junxuan Becomes First Chinese Woman Under 52 Seconds In SCM 100 Freestyle

Yang Junxuan put up the fastest short course 100 freestyle of her career, posting 51.78 to make national history in the event.

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Yu Yiting, Zhang Yufei Among Chinese Championships Night 2 Winners

Zhang Yufei nabbed the women’s 50m fly win on night two of the 2022 Chinese Short Course Swimming Championships in Beijing.

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Li Bingjie Posts 1:51.25 200 Free CHN Record, 15:41.80 1500 Asian Record

20-year-old Li Bingjie ripped a new Asian Record in the women’s 1500m free, as well as a new Chinese record in the 200m free in Beijing.

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Tang Qianting Fires off 1:03.15 Chinese, Asian Record In 100 Breaststroke

The records continued to fall on day two of the 2022 Chinese Swimming Championships, with Tang Qianting joining the party in the women’s 100m breaststroke.

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China’s Chen Juner Posts 1:49.61 WJR In 200 Butterfly

18-year-old Chen Juner of China just ripped a time of 1:49.61 in the 200 butterfly to overtake the previous national record and World Junior Record.

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China’s Li Bingjie Rips 3:51.30 for 400 Free World Record (Negative Split)

While competing at the 2022 Chinese Swimming Championships, Li Bingjie crushed a new World Record time of 3:51.30 in the women’s short course 400 freestyle.

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Olympic Champion Pernille Blume Announces Retirement

Freestyle ace Pernille Blume has decided to hang up her goggles, with the Dane announcing her retirement from competitive swimming at the age of 28.

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Qin Haiyang Nails 56.31 Chinese Record In 100 Breaststroke

Qin Haiyang produced a new Chinese national record in the men’s short course 100 breaststroke, hitting a time of 56.31 in Beijing this evening.

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Yu Yiting Takes Down Ye Shiwen’s SCM 100 IM Chinese Record

At the 2022 Chinese Championships, 17-year-old Yu Yiting clocked a new national record in the women’s short course 100 IM.

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World Record Holder Tomoru Honda Opting Out Of SC Worlds

Newly-minted World Record holder Tomoru Honda confirmed to SwimSwam that he will not be competing at this year’s Short Course World Championships.

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After Opting Out Of 2021 Edition, Japan Readies For SC Worlds With Loaded Lineup

Newly-minted short course 200 butterfly World Record holder Tomoru Honda heads up Japan’s roster for the 2022 FINA Short Course Championships.

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Italy’s Di Liddo Earns Multiple Wins In Saint-Dizier

The International Meeting of Saint-Dizier wrapped up from France over the weekend, with the host nation taking on visiting swimmers from Italy and beyond.

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Seto & Watanabe Each Post 2:01 In 200 Breaststroke Duel In Japan

Daiya Seto got it done for gold tonight in Tokyo, just out-touching Ippei Watanabe in the men’s 200m breaststroke at the Japan Short Course Championships.

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